Selected Web Sites compiled by Kathy Wheeler, Electronic Resources Reference Librarian


Africa News Online
AJR NewsLink: American Journalism Review's site provides links to newspapers, magazines, radio and tv sites.
Alabama Live
Al Jazeera English: News from the premier Arabic news service.
Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive
BBC News: News from the British Broadcasting Corporation. Brief news stories make up the first page of the site, but the BBC provides quick access to longer articles on major issues.
Birmingham News Archives: (Alabama) 1993 - present. Searching is free but there is a charge for the articles
Boston Globe news from the the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Includes world as well as Canadian news.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Digital Library of Georgia: Newspapers
Electronic Telegraph : British newspaper. You need to register to read the complete stories, but registration is free.
Florida Digital Newspaper Library
Fox News
France 24: international news. Can be read in either French or English
LexisNexis Academic: news. USA ID for remote access.
Mobile Register: USA ID for remote access. 1992 - present. Data from 10/01 to 1/10/03 is currently unavailable
Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room: From the Library of Congress. Links to the world's online journals and newspapers.
Newspapers Online: Provides access to US and international papers, business publications, trade journals, college and university papers, and religious publications.
Online Newspapers & Magazines: Provides links to international sites.
Proquest Newspapers: USA ID for remote access.
Small Town Newspapers
Vanderbilt Television News Archive: registration necessary to search the database
USA Today can search by subject or choose a country. to top of page


CNN - Weather
Coast Guard Storm Center
Dr. Bill's Marine Weather: a service of USA's Coastal Weather Research Center
Hurricane/Tropical Data
Mobile Weather
National Hurricane Center Web Page: Searchable. Provides latest forecasts.
National Weather Service: Mobile - Pensacola
NOAA/AOML/Hurricane Research Division
US Weather
The Weather Channel
Weather Underground: find the weather by state, city, zip code or country. to top of page


A Failure of Initiative: the Final Report of the Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina
After Ike: Resources for Recovery from FEMA
Centers for Disease Control: Hurricanes
Heritage Preservation Hurricane Katrina Updates
Hurricane Ike
Hurricane Ike Missing Persons Database
Katrina Missing Persons: from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Katrina Research Center
Katrina's Angels: to offer or search for housing or jobs after a hurricane
Louisiana Library Association: accepts funds for disaster relief
Mississippi State University Libraries Hurricane Katrina Resource Guide
Online Coverage of Hurricane Katrina
ReligionLink: Katrina
Replace Your Vital Documents
The Short But Eventual Life of Ike: Hurricane Ike in pictures
WLOX: News for South Mississippi to top of page

War in Iraq

Government Views of Iraq: background information on the war
Iraq: latest news from the Washington Post
Special Report Iraq: from the UK's Guardian
Special Report on the War in Iraq: from CNN
United for Peace & Justice:movement to stop the war in Iraq
War in Iraq: news sources from Lexis
War on the Web:'s guide to finding information about the war to top of page

September 11

The 9/11 Commission
The 9/11 Commission Report
September 11 Digital Archive
September 11 News
September 11 Resources to top of page